Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of four slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand that gravity is a force of attraction which acts on Earth towards the centre of the planet, and that the size of the force of gravity depends on the mass of each object and the distance between them. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-10PW) describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU117) Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object

(ACSSU118) Earth’s gravity pulls objects towards the centre of the Earth

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Forces and energy, Mass, Distance, Gravity
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Monday, 5 November 2007

Resource ID: 7d423b3d-5394-4348-a6eb-f2e702266f2c